Disinformation

Trust, Democratic Resilience, and the Infodemic - cover

Trust, Democratic Resilience, and the Infodemic

Published: 3 March 2021
Policy Paper

By focusing on the nexus between trust and mis- and disinformation this policy paper reveals the effects of trust reduction in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. How can societal resilience to mis- and disinformation be promoted and trust in democratic institutions reinforced?

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Telling Facts from Fakes

Published: 3 March 2021
Policy Paper

Israel is famous for scientific research and technological innovation. However, when it comes to science communications, Israel is behind other countries. The COVID-19 pandemic additionally exposed a confidence crisis between the public and the scientific community. How can we bolster public trust in science and effectively battle the infodemic?

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Battling Misinformation with Science

Published: 3 March 2021
Policy Paper

Misinformation and conspiracy myths pose a huge challenge to science and science communication as well as to an effective tackling of a global health crisis. This paper takes a closer look at the German response to the pandemic with a focus on trust in science, government’s measures and the spread of conspiracy myths.

Fostering Israel’s Democratic Resilience in the Digital Age

Fostering Israel’s Democratic Resilience in the Digital Age

Published: 25 February 2021
Policy Paper

Disinformation has become a widespread phenomenon in recent years, reaching a peak in attention during the COVID-19 pandemic. Which protective mechanisms against the viral spread of misinformation are needed in Israel and around the world?

A Multistakeholder Approach to Fight Disinformation and Online Political Manipulation

Disrupted Democracies

Published: 17 February 2021
Policy Paper

The use of disinformation to influence citizens in key moments such as elections has shed light on the challenges new technologies pose to democracies. How can a multi-stakeholder approach effectively face this problem and consolidate democratic foundations?

New trends in human trafficking which exploit the asylum system in Israel

Published: 21 March 2018

Since 2016 there has been a sharp rise in the number of Ukranians and Georgians applying for asylum in Israel. Data collected by the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants (HRM) shows that Israeli entities, including human resource companies, are involved in this rise by spreading mis-information in the the Ukraine and Georgia about the possibility of working legally in Israel. They charge large sums of money as agents’ fees, and they may also be involved, to varying degrees, in selling fake documentation.

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